The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 1 7 5
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL 118 71 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 24.38% 15.04% 14.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 56.73% 44.38% 40.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 53 29
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£350 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £207 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £425 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 2
Average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £13.16
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +89.96%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.20 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -1.09%
SQL
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the South Wales region.

Programming Languages Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
208 160 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 42.98% 33.90% 36.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 111 68
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £288 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 7
Average hourly rate £27.50 £42.50 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.29% +178.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.88 £25.00 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £175.50 £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL across the South Wales region.

SQL Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the South Wales region.

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

SQL
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +5 72 £350 -1.75% 27
Bridgend +4 11 £375 +15.38% 4
Newport +2 9 £375 +11.94% 6
Glamorgan - - - - 1
Monmouthshire - - - - 1
Torfaen - - - -
Caerphilly - - - - 1
Merthyr Tydfil - - - -
SQL
Wales

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region citing SQL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL.

1 84 (35.44%) SQL Server
2 60 (25.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 53 (22.36%) PL/SQL
4 49 (20.68%) T-SQL
4 49 (20.68%) Oracle
5 48 (20.25%) Agile Software Development
6 45 (18.99%) ETL
7 41 (17.30%) Microsoft
8 37 (15.61%) Security Cleared
9 32 (13.50%) SC Cleared
9 32 (13.50%) Oracle Database
10 30 (12.66%) SQL Server 2008
11 29 (12.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 29 (12.24%) Oracle Database 10g
11 29 (12.24%) .NET
11 29 (12.24%) C#
12 28 (11.81%) Data Warehouse
12 28 (11.81%) SQL Server 2012
13 27 (11.39%) Business Intelligence
14 25 (10.55%) MicroStrategy
14 25 (10.55%) Windows
14 25 (10.55%) Oracle9i Database
14 25 (10.55%) Finance
15 24 (10.13%) XML
15 24 (10.13%) Java
16 23 (9.70%) Migration
17 20 (8.44%) UNIX
17 20 (8.44%) CRM
17 20 (8.44%) SharePoint
18 19 (8.02%) MVC

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region citing SQL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 20 (8.44%) SharePoint
2 18 (7.59%) SAS
3 12 (5.06%) IIS
4 8 (3.38%) OpenROAD
5 6 (2.53%) Apache
6 5 (2.11%) Lync
7 4 (1.69%) ArcGIS
8 3 (1.27%) MS Exchange
8 3 (1.27%) CMS
8 3 (1.27%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.84%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.42%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.42%) FileNet
Applications
1 12 (5.06%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.38%) MS Office
3 5 (2.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.84%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.84%) MS Project
5 1 (0.42%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.42%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (3.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.27%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (0.84%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (0.84%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (0.84%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (0.84%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (0.84%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.42%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.42%) SAP SRM
4 1 (0.42%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.42%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.42%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 16 (6.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.11%) SaaS
3 3 (1.27%) Office 365
4 1 (0.42%) IaaS
4 1 (0.42%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.42%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.11%) SAN
1 5 (2.11%) Firewall
2 4 (1.69%) LAN
2 4 (1.69%) WAN
3 3 (1.27%) Intranet
3 3 (1.27%) Wireless
3 3 (1.27%) IP Telephony
3 3 (1.27%) Network Security
3 3 (1.27%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (1.27%) NAS
3 3 (1.27%) MPLS
4 2 (0.84%) SNMP
5 1 (0.42%) AMQP
5 1 (0.42%) Internet
5 1 (0.42%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (35.44%) SQL Server
2 60 (25.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 32 (13.50%) Oracle Database
4 30 (12.66%) SQL Server 2008
5 29 (12.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 29 (12.24%) Oracle Database 10g
6 28 (11.81%) Data Warehouse
6 28 (11.81%) SQL Server 2012
7 25 (10.55%) Oracle9i Database
8 19 (8.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 18 (7.59%) SQL Server 2005
10 13 (5.49%) Relational Database
11 11 (4.64%) SQL Server 2000
11 11 (4.64%) MS Access
12 10 (4.22%) Ingres
13 9 (3.80%) DB2
14 8 (3.38%) RDBMS
14 8 (3.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 7 (2.95%) PostgreSQL
15 7 (2.95%) DTS
Development Applications
1 18 (7.59%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (5.91%) Visual Studio
3 13 (5.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 6 (2.53%) Toad
4 6 (2.53%) Maven
5 5 (2.11%) Selenium
6 4 (1.69%) Jenkins
6 4 (1.69%) JUnit
7 3 (1.27%) Ant
7 3 (1.27%) Oracle APEX
7 3 (1.27%) NUnit
7 3 (1.27%) Subversion
7 3 (1.27%) Rhino Mocks
8 2 (0.84%) Git (software)
8 2 (0.84%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.42%) Eclipse
General
1 25 (10.55%) Finance
2 10 (4.22%) Banking
3 9 (3.80%) Retail
4 6 (2.53%) Marketing
5 4 (1.69%) Retail Banking
5 4 (1.69%) Publishing
5 4 (1.69%) Back Office
6 3 (1.27%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.84%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.42%) Legal
8 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 107 (45.15%) Developer
2 53 (22.36%) Analyst
3 30 (12.66%) SQL Developer
4 16 (6.75%) .NET Developer
5 14 (5.91%) DBA
6 13 (5.49%) Tester
7 11 (4.64%) Java Developer
7 11 (4.64%) Microstrategy Developer
8 10 (4.22%) MI Analyst
8 10 (4.22%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 10 (4.22%) Business Analyst
8 10 (4.22%) Consultant
9 9 (3.80%) SQL DBA
10 8 (3.38%) Team Leader
10 8 (3.38%) Java Team Leader
10 8 (3.38%) Data Analyst
11 7 (2.95%) Database Specialist
11 7 (2.95%) Development Team Leader
11 7 (2.95%) Database Developer
12 6 (2.53%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (12.24%) .NET
2 24 (10.13%) XML
3 17 (7.17%) Web Services
3 17 (7.17%) Ajax
4 16 (6.75%) HTML
5 15 (6.33%) jQuery
6 14 (5.91%) HTML5
6 14 (5.91%) ASP.NET
6 14 (5.91%) CSS
6 14 (5.91%) SOAP
6 14 (5.91%) CSS3
7 13 (5.49%) WCF
8 10 (4.22%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (3.38%) REST
10 7 (2.95%) JSON
11 6 (2.53%) Spring
12 5 (2.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 5 (2.11%) ASP.NET Web API
12 5 (2.11%) AngularJS
13 4 (1.69%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 15 (6.33%) Mainframe
1 15 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (5.49%) NHS
3 12 (5.06%) Replication
4 9 (3.80%) Credit Risk
5 7 (2.95%) Clustering
6 5 (2.11%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.69%) Statistics
7 4 (1.69%) User Experience
8 3 (1.27%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.27%) Open Source
9 1 (0.42%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 25 (10.55%) Windows
2 20 (8.44%) UNIX
3 13 (5.49%) Linux
4 12 (5.06%) AIX
5 6 (2.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (2.53%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.84%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.42%) CentOS
8 1 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (20.25%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (18.99%) ETL
3 27 (11.39%) Business Intelligence
4 23 (9.70%) Migration
5 20 (8.44%) CRM
6 19 (8.02%) MVC
7 17 (7.17%) Data Migration
7 17 (7.17%) Analytics
8 13 (5.49%) TDD
8 13 (5.49%) Scrum
9 12 (5.06%) Change Data Capture
10 11 (4.64%) Data Modelling
11 9 (3.80%) Data Analysis
12 8 (3.38%) Automated Testing
13 7 (2.95%) Unit Testing
13 7 (2.95%) Project Management
13 7 (2.95%) Information Security
13 7 (2.95%) Service Delivery
13 7 (2.95%) Mentoring
13 7 (2.95%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 53 (22.36%) PL/SQL
2 49 (20.68%) T-SQL
3 29 (12.24%) C#
4 24 (10.13%) Java
5 17 (7.17%) JavaScript
6 10 (4.22%) VBA
7 7 (2.95%) PHP
8 6 (2.53%) C
9 5 (2.11%) Perl
9 5 (2.11%) VB
10 4 (1.69%) Shell Script
10 4 (1.69%) Korn
10 4 (1.69%) C++
11 3 (1.27%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.42%) Python
12 1 (0.42%) Scala
12 1 (0.42%) Ruby
12 1 (0.42%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 37 (15.61%) Security Cleared
2 32 (13.50%) SC Cleared
3 6 (2.53%) Degree
4 5 (2.11%) ISEB
5 3 (1.27%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.42%) CISA
6 1 (0.42%) MCITP
6 1 (0.42%) CISSP
6 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.42%) MCSE
6 1 (0.42%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.95%) QA
2 3 (1.27%) SLA
3 1 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.42%) COBIT
3 1 (0.42%) COSO
System Software
1 4 (1.69%) Oracle RMAN
1 4 (1.69%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.84%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.42%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (1.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (1.27%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.27%) Windows Intune
3 2 (0.84%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (0.84%) BladeLogic
3 2 (0.84%) BMC Performance Manager
3 2 (0.84%) SCOM
4 1 (0.42%) Ansible
4 1 (0.42%) Puppet
Vendors
1 49 (20.68%) Oracle
2 41 (17.30%) Microsoft
3 25 (10.55%) MicroStrategy
4 9 (3.80%) Teradata
5 8 (3.38%) Sage
6 6 (2.53%) CheckPoint
6 6 (2.53%) Cognos
7 5 (2.11%) Business Objects
8 4 (1.69%) Citrix
8 4 (1.69%) Cisco
9 3 (1.27%) Remedy
9 3 (1.27%) VMware
9 3 (1.27%) Juniper
9 3 (1.27%) SAP
10 2 (0.84%) BMC
10 2 (0.84%) Informatica
10 2 (0.84%) Aprimo
10 2 (0.84%) Sitecore
11 1 (0.42%) Tableau
11 1 (0.42%) LANDesk
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